06 May '11, 8pm

Twitter in the Classroom - The Sequel - #birdclass

Twitter in the Classroom – The Sequel By ANDREW C. REVKIN Two educators have followed up on my piece on the use of Twitter by students chronicling bird behavior with their experiences teaching in 140-character bursts. Their thoughts are below, but first — speaking of twittering — here’s the latest from The New York Times “Hawk Cam, ” which captured the hatching of a red-tailed hawk “eyass ” Friday morning.: Watch live streaming video from nytnestcam at livestream.com . Here’s Lyn Lord , of Meriden, N.H.: I am a history teacher in a private school in New Hampshire and I’ve been using Twitter as a teaching (and testing) tool since it arrived. A few years ago in my advanced placement European History classes I would tweet a prompt for an essay or DBQ [document-based question ] and the students would have to respond in real time with evidence. Only one piece of evidence, nothi...

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Twitter in the Classroom - The Sequel - NYTimes...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 06 May '11, 8pm

Two educators have followed up on my piece on the use of Twitter by students chronicling bird behavior with their experien...

Dot Earth: Twitter in the Classroom – The Sequel

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 06 May '11, 8pm

Twitter in the Classroom – The Sequel By ANDREW C. REVKIN Two educators have followed up on my piece on the use of Twitter...

Awesome use of Twitter for teaching #birdclass ...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 4pm

On Birds, Twitter and Teaching By ANDREW C. REVKIN Now that I’m spending more time in classrooms than the newsroom , I oft...

Twitter as teaching tool? For bird biology? No ...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 5pm

Now that I’m spending more time in classrooms than the newsroom , I often face students displaying a peculiar kind of bifo...

Slovenian Architect Transforms a Shipping Container Into a Temporary Classroom

Slovenian Architect Transforms a Shipping Conta...

inhabitots.com 06 May '11, 3pm

, recently provided a quick fix for a space shortage issue at a local kindergarten by transforming three steel shipping co...

Dot Earth: On Birds, Twitter and Teaching

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 5pm

By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...